Zelenskyy imposes sanctions on Russian media and financial firms registered in Ukraine

KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO — Saturday, 25 May 2024, 22:21

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has signed the decision of the National Security and Defence Council to impose sanctions on 69 legal entities, including a number of Russian media outlets, and two individuals.

Source: presidential decree of 22 May, published on the website of the Office of the President of Ukraine

Details: The list of entities subject to sanctions includes Russian media outlets NTV Plus; Channel One Russia  Worldwide; Zvezda TV and Radio Company of the Russian Armed Forces; Petersburg TV and Radio Company; Ren TV; Izvestia Information Centre, Moskovsky Komsomolets; Krym TV and Radio Company, and a number of other media outlets working in occupied Crimea.

In addition, a number of companies registered in Ukraine were sanctioned: a subsidiary of Financial Company ElMI; WebMoney.UA LLC; a subsidiary of Financial Company VM-Faktor; Paymaster LLC; Agentstvo Harantii [Guarantee Agency] LLC, and Yandex.Ukraine LLC.

Two individuals are also on the sanctions list, namely Russian diplomat Yevgeny Voronin and journalist Alexei Fedorenko.

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